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ZZZZZZZC1.) Intro to Day-Break Geriatric Massage: Level I (Seattle November 21, 2020)


Product Description

Instructor: Sharon Puszko PhD, CMT; NCBTMB #22353-00.

This class covers the physical and psychological aspects of aging, health assessment and interviewing, benefits of massage, as well as massage techniques appropriate for both robust and frail elderly. By helping participants gain insight into meaningful work with the elderly, the therapist is put on the path to a massage career that is emotionally satisfying and addresses the growing population of elders.

The Workshop features these topics:

  • Physiological, psychological & sociological aspects of aging.
  • Client assessment, cautions & contraindications.
  • Communication with the elderly.
  • Modification of standard massage techniques and the development of methods to suit each client's special needs.

Participants are encouraged to develop clinical reasoning in with seniors in this class, as well as how to modify their hands-on technique when working with them.

Registration Options: We are offering Day-Break Geriatric Institutes' two classes at a discounted group rate if you register for both classes at once, versus taking individual classes. If you would like to register for just this class, continue on, otherwise, please click on the following links to register. Please note that by registering for both classes, you save $35.

What to Bring: a set of sheets, face cradle cover and a bolster/pillow

Class Dates: November 21, 2020
Class Times: Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location: Seattle Location 4 -- Holiday Inn Express (please click on the location link for details)
Cost: $180 if registered by 11/13/20; $200 if registered after 11/13/20
Cost/Hour: $22.50/hr if registered by 11/13/20; $25.00/hr if registered after 11/13/20
Hours: 8